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Indians' Hicks grabs top honor

Douglas Fritz • Sep 3, 2018 at 2:52 PM

Dobyns-Bennett’s standout running back Ian Hicks led the way for the Johnson City Press/Times News players of the Week for the games of Aug. 30-31.

5-Star player

Ian Hicks

Dobyns-Bennett, QB

Facing an 0-3 start to the season, the senior carried his teammates with 182 yards rushing, a 32-yard TD catch, and all three of the Indians’ touchdowns — including the game-winner with 1:06 left in a 24-21 win over rival Science Hill.

4-Star

Cade Larkins

David Crockett, QB

Cutting loose through the air, the junior totaled 353 yards passing with five touchdown tosses, hitting on 17 of 24 attempts.

Result: David Crockett 55, Volunteer 0

3-Star

Easton Harrell

Daniel Boone, QB

A game-saving pass breakup near the goal line on the final play added to the senior’s 136 yards rushing with a touchdown, and a 41-yard pass completion to set up the eventual game-winning score.

Result: Daniel Boone 26, Tenn. High 21

2-Star

Brett Strother

Unicoi County, WR

Breaking loose to help his team move to 3-0, the senior hauled in four passes for 219 yards — including touchdown catches of 39, 35 and 80 yards.

Result: Unicoi Co. 53, N. Greene 8

1-Star

Nathan Lane

Johnson County, RB

In a game that turned into a second-half shootout, Lane totaled 222 all-purpose yards and scored four touchdowns.

Result: Johnson Co. 43, Chuckey-Doak 23

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